Notices

Oct
282013

Serve on the Perfusionist Advisory Committee

The NC Medical Board is seeking a perfusionist to serve in a…


Oct
252013

Corporation and LLC renewal notices have been mailed

Renewals notices went out this week to all professional corporations and limited…


Oct
032013

State highlights infection prevention requirements

Recent outbreaks in health care settings nationally and in North Carolina have…


Sep
092013

Roundtable held to discuss Board action consequences

The NC Medical Board held a roundtable discussion in June to consider…


Sep
042013

Sleep Techs: The deadline to renew has passed

In accordance with the Polysomnography Practice Act, Polysomnographic Technologists or “Sleep Techs”…


Jul
262013

Controlled substances CME set for Raleigh: Oct. 25

The NCMB has partnered with the North Carolina Medical Society and other…


Jul
102013

Board seeks modifications to numerous licensing rules

A new batch of proposed rule changes has been posted on the…


May
282013

CME opportunity: Safe and appropriate prescribing

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the FSMB Foundation have…


May
202013

New in the Data Center: Current Board stats

The NCMB has updated its data center to include updated statistics. Available…


Mar
062013

Public Health Notice: Clinicians to remain on watch for signs of fungal infection

The NC Division of Public Health has issued a notice urging clinicians…


Feb
182013

Miss the January meeting?

The Meeting Summary includes highlights from the meeting held January 16-18. Full…


Feb
182013

Board spells out position on “voucher” advertising

The Board has updated and revised its position statement on Referral Fees…


Jan
042013

CDC Update on multistate outbreak of fungal infections

Last month, the CDC released an update regarding the multistate outbreak of…


Oct
252012

NC Division of Public Health update on fungal meningitis outbreak

The North Carolina Division of Public Health is continuing to work with…


Oct
112012

NCMB website now using Google Translate

¿Habla Español? Sprechen sie Deutsch? Well, now the Medical Board does too…


Oct
112012

Professional corps and LLCs: It’s time to renew

Medical professional corporations and limited liabilities companies are required to renew their…


Oct
012012

September Board Meeting highlights

The September 2012 Board Meeting Summary is now available. The summary is…


Aug
282012

FSMB Foundation publishes second edition of prescribing book

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) Foundation recently released a revised…


Jul
312012

CME rule update: major changes to annual requirements

Revised physician Continuing Medical Education (CME) rules are in effect as of…


Jul
312012

Rule change alert: precribing controlled substances to self, family is now prohibited

The NC Rules Review Commission in July gave final approval to administrative…


Jul
312012

Sleep techs: register with the NCMB by Sept. 1

Polysomnographic technologists, or sleep techs, are required under North Carolina law to…


Jun
062012

Board revises two position statements

The Board voted at its May meeting to adopt revised versions of…


Apr
162012

Notice of Corporate Suspensions

The NC Medical Board recently notified the NC Secretary of State’s office…


Apr
112012

NCMB spells out stance on laser tattoo removal

The North Carolina Medical Board has created detailed guidance on the subject…


Jan
102012

Need an Intent to Practice letter?

For the past several weeks, the Board has received a large number…


Aug
252011

Looking to serve as a first responder?

The state of North Carolina maintains a registry of medical and health…


Jun
172011

A new way to track NCMB business

The NCMB has expanded its website to include additional information about recent…


Jun
162011

Office-based procedures position revised

The NC Medical Board has amended its position statement entitled, “Office-based procedures.”…


May
102011

NCMB revisits position on self treatment

NCMB President Janice E. Huff, MD,  has established a task force to…


Apr
202011

Nursing Board policy change may affect employers of RNs, LPNs

Effective July 1, 2011, the NC Board of Nursing will not issue…


Mar
292011

Board adopts position statement on physician scope of practice

At its March meeting, the NC Medical Board adopted a new position…


Mar
172011

Reference guide to NCMB rules posted

The Board has compiled all NCMB administrative rules in effect as of…


Mar
162011

Serve on the NCMB: Physician positions available

As of November 1, 2011, the NCMB will have three openings for…


Feb
252011

CPP site visits to begin

The North Carolina Medical Board and the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy…


Feb
152011

Serve on the Perfusion Advisory Committee

The North Carolina Medical Board seeks a physician who is either a…


Jan
212011

Rule change would make FCVS mandatory for international medical graduate applicants

At its January meeting, the NC Medical Board approved an administrative rule…


Dec
102010

Board phasing out Bimonthly Report

The NC Medical Board will no longer compile and post the Bimonthly…


Dec
062010

Revised Position Statement : Advertising and Publicity

Physicians interested in advertising Board Certifications should review the Board’s amended Position…


Dec
062010

Proposed Corporations rule changes adopted

The Board adopted enhancements to the rules governing medical professional corporations at…


Nov
232010

NCMB calls for comments on NC Administrative Rules

On January 14, 2011, the NC Medical Board will hold a public…


Nov
092010

High Point OB/GYN appointed to NCMB

Governor Bev Perdue has appointed Eleanor E. Greene, MD, of High Point…


Oct
202010

Looking for Board disciplinary actions?

The Board now posts a chronological listing of all public actions, both…


Oct
112010

State seeks public input for new Web portal

The State of North Carolina is redesigning its main website (http://www.nc.gov)…


Aug
102010

NCMB adopts expedited MD/DO license application

Effective August 1, the NC Medical Board is offering a streamlined application…


May
032010

Need a Speaker?

The North Carolina Medical Board is pleased to provide Board Members and/or…


Apr
292010

NCMB Licensing Director Wins National Service Prize

Joy Cooke, Director of the North Carolina Medical Board’s Licensing Department, is…


Jan
192010

FSMB website includes Haiti recovery resources

The Federation of State Medical Boards has created a web page of…


Dec
112009

Updating your expanded Licensee Information pages

Physicians and physician assistants have recently received a Final Notice sent by…


Nov
242009

Policy Committee offers new position statement on collaborative care

The Policy Committee of the North Carolina Medical Board has drafted a…


Nov
242009

Policy Committee offers new position statement on telemedicine

The Policy Committee of the North Carolina Medical Board has drafted a…


Nov
232009

Board permits expedited partner therapy for certain STDs

The Board approved an amendment to the following position statement at its…


Nov
132009

Print a duplicate renewal certificate

The NC Medical Board is now offering a new service that allows…


Oct
192009

NCMB seeks physician assistant for new full-time staff position

The North Carolina Medical Board is expanding its Office of the Medical…


Sep
282009

Updated NCMB Position Statement

In consideration of the N.C. Supreme Court’s May 2009 ruling in North…


Sep
022009

New physician assistant rules effective September 1, 2009

The NC Rules Review Commission has approved the Board’s comprehensive revision of…


Jul
062009

Pandemic H1N1 flu update

The NC Division of Public Health has released an updated memo for…


Jun
022009

Updated NCMB Position

The Board approved amendments to two Position Statements at its meeting in…


Apr
222009

Find free or low-cost health care

The N.C. Institute of Medicine has created a new Web page that…


Jan
012008

Compliance Reviews for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in North Carolina

Beginning January 1, 2008, the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the…